Archive | July, 2013

2013 Canadian National TKD Training Day 3

Sunday Day 3 – 8:30 am – 1:00 pm Ms. Bond put us all through another warm-up  to get the day going and then we divided into our disciplines again.  Since I spent all day yesterday working on sparring I worked on patterns for the first portion while the sparring group went and did a […]

2013 Canadian National TKD Training – Day 2

Saturday: Day 2 – 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. It was a very early start to the day as we headed off to the university.  The day consisted of: Intense fitness circuit using every muscle in our body. I loved this portion since it’s the type of training that I do daily.  I also picked up a […]

2013 Canadian National TKD Training – Day 1

Friday: Day 1 – 6-9 p.m Ms. Brandi Merritt (one of the National Coaches) was staying at my house over the weekend and it was a nice chance to get to know each other better and share our training regimes.  Ms. Merritt really helped me and made a big difference in New Zealand so I was very happy to […]

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Leading up to the 2013 Canadian TKD Team Training Weekend

Team Canada had an amazing weekend of training to help prepare for the World Championships in October.  I was SO excited for all the competitors from coast to coast across Canada to arrive.  Our country is so large physically that it’s hard to get everyone together.  Although most events are individual, there are still team events and […]

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Found My Balance

On top of my regular Taekwon-do training I’ve started several new cross training exercises to help with my cardio, endurance, flexibility and over all strengthening. Swimming: My pool trainings have been a nice surprise in the sense that I’m surprised how much I like it. I am swimming a few times a week.  I took years of swimming lessons when […]

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Share Your Passion With Others

As I worked out yesterday morning in the park with my dad, there was a family having their Canada Day picnic and I didn’t even realize it, but apparently they were watching us train for over an hour.  I was so focused on my training. I’m so lucky that my dad was with me to hold the […]

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Canada Day Flag Parade

Happy Canada day everyone!!!   Yesterday, I was extremely honoured to be a part of the Opening Ceremonies at Clark Park in Barrhaven. This park is always packed with people from all over the community of Nepean. Thousands of people come for the fair, outdoor concerts, amazing fireworks and food.  I was asked to carry the Canadian flag […]

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